Stars and Stripes
Thinking about the 4th of July? Wondering what vintage image to use for
your entry in the VIC
Patriotic Creative Challenge? We've collected some wonderful
and unusual vintage images from yesteryear that can inspire
From Uncle Sam I
and Patriotic Children I
From now until June 20
our patriotic Image Books, Uncle Sam I
are on sale for $2.99 each - a 40% savings!
Just visit the VIC Download Gallery
. Scroll down
to Patriotic Image Books, where you will find Uncle Sam I
. Click "Add to Cart." Before you check out,
type in this secret
and then update your cart:
Now... wondering what to make with your new trove of vintage patriotic
images? Read on...
WE WANT YOU...
to join the
VIC CREATIVE CHALLENGE
for JUNE 2010!
We Want YOU... to create something vintage for the 4th of July!!
Until June 16, you can submit
your patriotic vintage-inspired artwork to VintageImageCraft.
FREE patriotic vintage images will be posted on Facebook
for download, or you can purchase ready-to-print patriotic Image Books
from our VIC
top three winners will share adulation,
international acclaim, and
Submit your entry by June
16, 2010 by sending
- Projects can be cards, tags, ATCs, altered
books, scrapbook pages, jewelry, boxes or other crafts.
- Use a patriotic vintage image, free or purchased, from Vintage
Image Craft as the central focus, and of course, red, white
- Incorporate techniques of collage, assemblage,
altered art, stamping and/or distressing. Digital artwork is welcome.
- A photo or scan of your artwork, and a
- description of the techniques, materials and products you
Entries will be judged on creative use of vintage images,
design, color, materials and textures, embellishment,
techniques, and pure whimsy. The
judges are Justine
Henderson and Martin
is THREE downloads of VintageImageCraft
Image Books, a $14.97 value.
The winning craft and artist will be displayed
on the Vintage Image Craft Home Page!
is TWO downloads of VintageImageCraft Image Books,
a $9.98 value.
is ONE download of a VintageImageCraft
Image Book of your choice, a $4.99 value.
The deadline is June 16, 2010. Do you want to see
how it all works? View the artwork submitted for our most recent
Creative Challenge in May 2010!
Yes, this is an American 4th of July Challenge,
but we want to encourage non-U.S. crafters to leap those national
borders and join in the fun. C'mon all of our UK friends like Helen,
Marcie, Sean, Pamela
- throw some tea in your bathtub and shout "Yes
to taxation without representation" and then get out
the red, white and blue and make something Yank!
Scott & Martin